Dramatizes the events in 1955-1956 in Montgomery, Alabama, when blacks boycotted public transport becuase they were forced to sit at the back. Odessa works as a maid for the Thompsons, and as well as she is treated, she feels it is her duty to walk to work, even if it means she is exhaused, and gets to work late. Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Their forbidden friendship changed a nation.
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If she'd rather walk, let the soles of her feet bleed 'til she begs to ride that bus.
Written by George Duning
and Steve Allen
Performed by The McGuire Sisters
Courtesy of MCA Records See more